Movies like Mulan

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Mulan (2020)
 5.7
 144K
Mulan (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, stylized, visually appealing, surprise ending, psychotronic, dark fantasy, controversial
Audience: family outing
Plot: woman dressed as man, heroine, tough girl, chinese woman, female warrior, gender disguise, martial arts, heroes, human spirit, swordswoman, disney, teenage girl, female protagonist, chinese emperor, soldier, emperor, courage, sexism, good versus evil, training, basic training, mythical creature, asian, adventure, impersonating ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia

Most similar movies to Mulan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, epic and serious films with plots about heroes, battles, adventure, good versus evil, violence, combat and danger mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Mulan: Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009), The Great Wall (2016), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), The Monkey King 2 (2016), Red Cliff (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When barbarian hordes threaten her homeland, the brave and cunning Mulan disguises herself as a male soldier to swell the ranks in her aging father's stead. The warrior's remarkable courage drives her through powerful battle scenes and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: female warrior, cross dressing, female fighter, tough girl, female soldier, heroic mission, military life, adventure, military, soldier, heroes, escapades ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, female warrior, kung fu, heroes, adventure, love and romance, sword, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 132K
The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, colourful ...
Plot: monster, siege, warrior, invasion, archer, army, heroism, courage, good versus evil, great wall of china, creature, giant creature ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 11th century
Place: china, ancient china, latin america, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, young heroes, adventure, friendship, sword fight, mentor, immortality, monkey king, good versus evil, magical, bully, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, martial artist, superhero, supernatural power, combat, good versus evil, fight, warrior, tough guy, heroes, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1996, 2020s
Place: usa, china, san francisco, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to ...
Style: suspense, exciting, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dragon, monkey king, demon, monk, witch, dishonesty, deity, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, fistfight, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tang dynasty, law enforcement, martial arts, empress, state affairs, assassination attempt, crimes, political intrigue, dishonesty, head of state, police investigation, murder ...
Time: 7th century
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 46K
Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, strategy, war, martial arts, historical event, war hero, state affairs, siblings relations, heroes, adventure, tragic hero, heroic mission ...
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword fight, warrior, female martial artist, qing dynasty, aristocracy, martial artist, duel, vengeance, love and romance, ninja ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: exciting, epic, atmospheric, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, journey, friendship, wizards, heroic mission, elf, mythology, save the world ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 97K
DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, knight, immortality, good versus evil, adventure, medieval, friendship, heroes, betrayal, battles, magic, society ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 279K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, princess, cross dressing, friendship, woman dressed as man, adventure, human spirit, dragon, sexism, disney, hidden identity ...
Time: 5th century
Place: china, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, psychotronic, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, kingdom, destiny, heroic mission, chosen one, young heroes, master warrior, heroes, youth, martial arts, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, heroic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, battles, elf, creature, magical, wizards, sorcerer, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, ninja, save the world, fight, heroes, transformation, battles, alternate dimension, mortal combat, adventure, fistfight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 72K
Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: robin hood, medieval, archer, bow and arrow, heroes, love, money, sheriff, archery, thief, steampunk, robbery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Red Cliff Part II (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao's massive forces on their doorstep, will the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu survive?
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, saga, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, master warrior, chinese history, martial arts, war, historical event, military, battles, wartime life, leadership, historical character, life is a bitch ...
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Monkey King (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monkey king, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, adventure, rebelliousness, rebellion, battles ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, excalibur, throne, mentor, sword, courage, resistance, king ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, legends and myths, youth, magic, save the princess, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, princess, family, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: tower bridge london, london, england
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26%
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Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, leadership, samurai, emperor, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, frame up, mercenary, village, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, contemporary, middle ages
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 259K
Warcraft (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, psychotronic, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, wizards, magic, good versus evil, warrior, giant creature, creature, kingdom, adventure, sword and sorcery, invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 180K
Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: breathtaking, serious, stylized, epic, twists and turns ...
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, sword fight, swords and armor, adventure, heroes, execution, lovers, reward, hopes, patriot, deception ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, betrayal, rivalry, escapades, heroes, time travel, fall in love, heir, princess, king, sword fight, brother vs brother ...
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, magic, evil queen, sorceress, fantasy world, adventure, witch, princess, queen, imaginary kingdom, deception, snow white ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 154K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hercules, legends and myths, greek mythology, mercenary, battles, warrior, beast, adventure hero, master warrior, superhuman powers, heroes, greek ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 115K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, egyptian mythology, legends and myths, adventure, rescue, myth, immortality, desert, escapades, pyramid ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: space battle, space travel, star wars, space opera, space wars, outer space, jedi, war, alien civilization, good versus evil, spacecraft, robot ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, adventure, ancient history, sword fight, desert, master warrior, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The heroic tale of young Mathayus and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon. Mathayus faces heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny: ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mummy, sword and sorcery, desert, king, heroes, tyrant, revenge, fictional war, magic, sword fight, warrior, training ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%